Long Form

Long Form

150.00

By the end of this program students will be able to work within a cast to create full length, fully improvised plays that incorporate spontaneous monologues and scenes with recurring characters, themes, and games.  Performers will develop skills that enable them to write, direct, edit, and act in pieces that are made up on the spot using a single audience suggestion.

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By the end of this program students will be able to work within a cast to create full length, fully improvised plays that incorporate spontaneous monologues and scenes with recurring characters, themes, and games.  Performers will develop skills that enable them to write, direct, edit, and act in pieces that are made up on the spot using a single audience suggestion.
See descriptions of each level below.

Level 1 - The Basics

Duration: 8 Weeks

Prerequisites: None

There is one performance for this class.  

Please read all class policies prior to enrolling.

Dates:  April 22 to June 17 (no classes on May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend)

Time:  Sundays, 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM

(student shows on Fridays, May 18 and June 22)

Instructor:  John Forrest Thompson

Cost: $150

Level 2 - Characters & Group Work

Duration: 8 Weeks

Prerequisites: Long Form Level 1

The next step of our program focuses strongly on skills related to working within the group, creating strong characters, and 2-person scenes.  Particular attention will be paid to making strong choices, supporting others, heightening, give and take, truth, grounding, and the game of the scene.  We will also begin looking at the Harold, editing, scene rhythms, playing slow, and 3-person scenes.

There are two performances for this class.  

Please read all class policies prior to enrolling.

Dates:  April 22 to June 17 (no classes on May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend)

Time:  Sundays, 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

(student shows on Fridays, May 18 and June 22)

Instructor:  Jeff Andrews

Cost:  $150

Level 3 - Forms & Advanced Scene Work

Duration: 8 Weeks

Prerequisites: Long Form Level 2

Level 3 is all about forms, forms, forms!  We continue delving deeper into 2-person scenes and how they make up the cornerstone of the Harold.  We will also learn different formats including the mono scene, conversational improv, the Armando, the deconstruction, the Lazy Susan, and the Movie.  Particular attention will be paid to themes, scene rhythms, playing the moment, heightening, editing, and group mind.

There are three performances for this class.  

Please read all class policies prior to enrolling.

Dates:  April 22 to June 17 (no classes on May 27 for Memorial Day Weekend)

Time:   Sundays, 5:15 PM to 7:15 PM

Instructor:  BJ Scanlon

(student shows on Fridays, May 4, May 18, and June 22)

Cost:  $150